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custard recipe

Date:    Mon, 11 Oct 93 17:04:46 EDT
 From:    Sarah Gross (doula@panix.com)
 ) Fluffy Fat Free Custard
 ) .5 cup plus 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
 ) hot water
 ) .25 cup honey, molasses or maple syrup
 ) 1 teaspoon vanilla
 ) 3 egg whites
 ) salt
 ) Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Combine milk powder and enough hot water
 ) to make 2 cups, and stir to dissolve.  Stir in sweetener and vanilla.
 ) In a separate bowl, bean egg whites until fluffy.  Add a pinch of salt,
 ) and continue to beat until stiff.  Fold milk mixture into egg mixture 
 ) until evenly blended.
 ) Ladle into 8 to 10 cups or an oiled muffin tin (volume depends on eggs)
 ) Place in a pan of hot water that comes halfway up the sides of the pan,
 ) and bake about 30 minutes until the tops are nicely browned.  Remove from
 ) water bath, cool to room temperature, then chill.
 ) "The result is a delicate custard with a fluffy meringue topping"
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